Poznań Culture & history

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Poznan Old Town and Citadel Park Private Walking Tour

1. Poznan Old Town and Citadel Park Private Walking Tour

Poznan is among the best cities in Poland. This medieval city has one of the most beautiful town squares in all of Europe and ranks as high as Krakow or Gdańsk. Experience a very rich history, many fascinating legends and beautiful parks with beautiful nature. Start the tour with a stop to the Parish Church of St. Stanislaus, known for its magnificent Baroque ornamentation and 16th-century crucifix. See the former Jesuit Collegium and take a peek around the picturesque Chopin Park. Walk along the town square of Poznan, a path tread by powerful monarchs centuries ago.  Explore the lively market square with its interesting medieval architecture and learn about the funny legend of goats atop the town hall. Follow the guide to see the monument of Bamberka, the Palace of Gorki and the fountain of Proserpina. Then take a walk to Citadel Park where you can find many historical monuments and museums. Choose the 4-hour option to visit the Weapons Museum and see an interesting collection of armory, uniforms and photos.

From Poznan: Gniezno, Biskupin, Wenecja Full-Day Trip

2. From Poznan: Gniezno, Biskupin, Wenecja Full-Day Trip

Discover the historic Wielkopolska Region of west-central Poland on a full-day tour from Poznan. The 8-hour sightseeing trip takes you into the heart of Greater Poland to visit 3 of its most spectacular treasures. Departing from Poznan, drive to Gniezno, the first capital and cradle of the Polish state. Explore the Cathedral, famous for its bronze Romanesque doors that depict scenes from St. Adalbert’s life, and for the pure silver coffin of St. Wojciech. Continue to Biskupin, the oldest settlement in Poland. Dating back to the 8th century BC, it is now a superb open-air museum that recreates a life-size model of an Iron Age fortified settlement. After lunch, try to climb on board a narrow gauge railway and ride to the beautiful village of Wenecja, fondly known as the “Pearl of Pałuki.” Visit the fabulous Narrow Gauge Train Museum, which boasts a stylish waiting room and many kinds of old locomotives and carriages. But don’t depart until you have heard the legend of the Wenecja devil, and seen the ruins of its castle on the bank of the lake.

Poznan: Private Jewish Heritage Tour

3. Poznan: Private Jewish Heritage Tour

Your guide will be waiting for you with your name by the New Synagogue on Stawna 10 street and invite you for the fully private sightseeing. The history of the Jews of Poznan is inseparably tied with the history of the city. While in Poznan, it is impossible not to come into contact with the rich historical, cultural and religious heritage, which Judaism believers shaped over several centuries. Our walk starts from the former Jewish quarter – once the center of social and religious life of Poznan Jews. See the headquarter of the Jewish community, the New Synagogue and Akiva Eger Square. Stop at Wolnosci Square - once the place of the eternal rest of Poznan Jews. Go to the City Stadium, which witnessed the tragic fate of Jews during the German occupation. Discover the Square of the Righteous Among the Nations. See the Monument to the Victims of the Labor Camp for Jews in Poznan and the new Jewish cemetery. Learn from your guide what else you can discover on your own after this tour.

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